06 avril 2019

Flawed AEI Report on Online Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . While the supply and demand for online higher education is rapidly expanding, questions remain regarding its potential impact on increasing access, reducing costs, and improving student outcomes. Does online education enhance access to higher education among students who would not otherwise enroll in college. More...

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Instructure: Plans to expand beyond Canvas LMS into machine learning and AI

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . It's common knowledge that Instructure has shifted its focus to place more emphasis on its growth in corporate learning markets than in the educational markets that have fueled the company growth to date. We covered the initial news about their introduction of the corporate learning LMS, Bridge, four years ago. More...

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Christensen Scorecard: Data visualization of US postsecondary institution closures and mergers

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . In 2013, Harvard Business professor Clayton Christensen made a bold prediction based on his ubiquitous innovation theory that maybe half of all postsecondary institutions could close within 10-15 years. More...

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EEP, EDwhy, and Seeds

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . So the news broke today about the Empirical Educator Project's (EEP's) year two experimental design, which we're calling EDwhy. The "ED" stands for Educational Design," so the full name means, basically, "Why is your educational design the way that it is?" It invites educators to interrogate their own designs and aspires to give them the tools to do so. More...

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Empirical Educator Project/CMU Updates

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . As promised, I'm returning to Carnegie Mellon University's announcement of the $100 million contribution of tools, software, and content to support the democratization of learning science, as well as the relationship of that contribution to the Empirical Educator Project. More...

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Carnegie Mellon’s $100 Million Announcement

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . This is going to be a short post, in part because I’m traveling, but I need to call your attention to a developing story, both because it’s huge in its own right and for its importance to the Empirical Educator Project (which, by the way, has a new website). More...

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A Blackboard Debt Update, and a Lesson on Public Relations

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . The short version of this story is that Blackboard has sold off their Transact business and moved their corporate headquarters out of Washington, DC. Both of these are sensible moves that give them an opportunity to reduce their debt load and get on better financial footing. More...

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Do we need standardised tests to evaluate learning in higher education?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"This model has worked in schools thanks to the existence of standardised tests. The absence of standardised tests in higher education provides a major barrier to creating a generalisable evidence base. To this end, he recommended that universities should have some common questions in each subject’s assessments, so that students taking the same subject at different universities would have a core set of standardised questions on which different institutions could be evaluated. More...

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I’m Giving a Live-streamed Talk on Thursday at SUNY

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . I'll be giving a talk at the OpenSUNY conference tomorrow (Thursday) at 4:00 PM. The title of the talk is "Everything Old is New Again: What You Taught the OPM Companies." But it's about a lot more than that. SUNY was my first gig in higher education, after doing stints in K12 and corporate e-Learning, so it's going to be a bit of a homecoming for me. More...

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Delivering the digital transformation responsibly

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"There is no more important time to talk about the importance of cyber security in Higher Education. We are in the midst of a data revolution where rapidly advancing ‘Industry 4.0’ technologies – artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and automation, rely on the use of big data sets to succeed. Many universities are already making the most of this, for example through the uptake of learning analytics to help students meet their full potential. More...

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